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    Picking Peaches (Pathe', 1924). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Glancing at this one sheet, you might think this was Harry Langdon's first job in show business, as he began with Sennett on this very film. Far from it. Langdon had been on Broadway since 1899 at the age of 14! He began in Vaudeville in 1903, performing a hit skit, "Johnny's New Car," for over 20 years. Hal Roach tried to sign Langdon in 1923, but terms couldn't be met, so he signed with Principal Pictures. They went bankrupt a year later after producing just a few shorts, and after only one month of being out of work, Mack Sennett signed Langdon and produced this, Langdon's first real film. An absolutely historic one sheet for perhaps the fourth best silent comedian, after Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd. Professional restoration for fold wear and minor fold separations, and very minor paper missing in the lower right and left corners. Also for tears and minor chipping in the borders. Beautiful stone lithography. Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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